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Description: A view of the Astor building.
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147547
Description: Photograph of the death notice of Daniel G. Fenton, a Judge of the County Court, published by the Members of the Bar of Crawford County.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: This early 19th century manuscript map of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, shows sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and ferries in the towns of Bridg...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...
Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).
Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.
Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - main house
Reference Number: 12633
Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Reference Number: 147545
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - gazebo
Reference Number: 12638
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...
Historic Name: Prairie du Chien City Hall
Reference Number: 3913
Historic Name: GERMAN SCHOOL
Reference Number: 3934
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